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IT Director - Job Description

IT Director – Job Description:
We are looking for an experienced IT director to oversee the IT operations in our organization. You'll be
responsible for managing employees within the IT department, liaising with other departments to
ascertain their technological requirements, and developing solutions that are aligned with our
organization's objectives.
To be successful as an IT director, you should have an excellent technical aptitude, as well as superior
project and people management skills. Ultimately, an outstanding IT director should maintain smooth,
secure, and updated technical operations within an organization.
Overseeing all IT operations infrastructure.
Developing, implementing, and evaluating IT projects in line with organizational objectives.
Liaising with other departments to determine and address their IT needs and requirements.
Managing and supervising employees in the IT department.
Ensuring the maintenance of current projects and technology systems.
Identifying vulnerabilities, the need for upgrades, and opportunities for improvement.
Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by
upper management
8. Purchase efficient and cost-effective technological equipment and software
9. Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
10. Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts
IT Infrastructure:
1. Lead governance and automation efforts to minimize manual work and ensure transparency in
all aspects of the IT infrastructure ecosystems.
2. Manage IT staff by recruiting, training, and coaching employees, communicating job
expectations, and appraising their performance
3. Provide guidance to technical teams regarding architectural and procedural best practices
4. Participates in budgeting process to ensure service agreements, equipment contracts and
equipment contracts are budgeted for renewals
5. Manages a team of IT professionals to support, maintain and sustain the service levels set for
the organization
6. Directs the design, development and implementation of IT standards and tools assuring
alignment with the organization’s strategic vision and plans
1. Understand and be involved in disaster recovery and business continuity planning, testing and
2. Oversee Implementation and Management of Cloud Security Architecture and Tools, security
operation center and reporting.
3. Advise on enterprise-wide people, process, and technology security recommendations.
4. Implement a continuous vulnerability assessment and exposure analysis process and align
technical teams to address a timeline for remediation and validation across applications and
5. Oversee testing and validation of security controls across projects.
Achieve better cost discipline across their technology and digital investments
Create lean, agile and market-leading operating models
Deliver digital solutions reliably at scale, cheaper and faster
Help us embrace and drive significant value from new technologies
Maintain security and resilience of our systems
Skills Needed:
1. Experience in the evaluation and implementation of industry standard enterprise offerings from
leading information security platforms. (such as Azure security tech stack, Crowd Strike, Okta,
Qualys, Rapid 7, Azure Vault, Thycotic, Splunk, Palo Alto, etc.)
2. Demonstrated understanding and comprehension of a wide range of cybersecurity solutions.
3. Experience with designing, implementing, or operating IT systems on leading enterprise
4. Understanding of High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles.
5. A strong understanding of Information/Application Security on premise and in the cloud.
6. Understanding of cloud ecosystem and leading-edge cloud emerging technologies.
7. Performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques
8. Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
9. Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.
10. Experience in controlling information technology budget